Funky vibes accompany local impressionism exhibition

Hailing from Ladera Heights, Calif., the Stones Throw signee and modern-funk impresario Dâm-Funk made his way to Houston on Friday night to play the Mixed Media party at the Museum of Fine Arts.

With the stage set up outside on the patio of the Audrey Jones Beck Building, attendees had the opportunity to move indoors and out and catch the Age of Impressionism exhibition on the second floor of the building, a structure designed by Spanish architect and Pritzker Prize winner Rafael Moneo.

After warming up the night with DJ sets from members of the Soular Grooves crew, DJ Melodic and DJ Sun (who were accompanied by live drumming), Dâm-Funk took to the stage. Beginning with a set of late ’70s and early ’80s boogie selections from acts such as Funkadelic, Dâm proceeded to play cuts from his newest effort, “7 Days of Funk,” a G-Funk collaboration with fellow West Coast musician Snoop

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